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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 797         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1361

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael R. Knapik

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

James E. Timilty

Bristol and Norfolk

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 797        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1361

By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1361) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1473 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans..
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Paragraph (a) of Part B of section 3 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby further amended by adding the following paragraph:-

              (16) Contributions to qualified tuition program under Section 529 of the Code, such as the U.Fund or the U.Plan offered through the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority; but in the case of a single person, a married person filing a separate return or a head of household the deduction shall not exceed $500, and in the case of a married couple filing a joint return, the deduction shall not exceed $1,000.

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